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"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Receives PG-13 Rating from MPAA

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Posted by: Mel
October 05, 2010, 09:58 PM

The Motion Picture Association of America has given "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" a PG-13 rating for "some sequences of intense action violence and frightening images." It is the third Harry Potter film, after "Goblet of Fire" and "Order of the Phoenix" to have a PG-13 rating.

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" will be released on November 19th. Thanks very much to Brent for the tip!

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58 Points

First one to comment, and I’m super excited about this because the Half-Blood Prince was slightly disappointing with a PG-rating!!!

Posted by hpfan89 on October 05, 2010, 11:27 PM report to moderator

Yes, Hermione just can’t be tortured at a PG. It’s good that it’s rated here, assuming it’s properly-earned and accurate.

Posted by jillians642 on October 05, 2010, 11:39 PM report to moderator
69 Points

yesssss! this must mean that they didn’t water-down some of the scarier aspects of the book (hopefully)!

Posted by emilykirstyn on October 05, 2010, 11:54 PM report to moderator
4151 Points

yeahhhhhh, awesome.

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on October 05, 2010, 11:55 PM report to moderator
16258 Points

no little kids shouting annoying things in the theater! :) HBP was terrible because of that.. when ron was poisoned little kids were yelling ‘is he dead?’ it was so irritating.

Posted by Gryffindor1991 {ROAR!!!} on October 06, 2010, 12:08 AM report to moderator
1061 Points

When i saw HBP people actually laughed when Ron was poisioned! I remember turning round in my seat thinking ’what’s happened, has someone walked in wearing a clown costume?’ I just couldn’t believe they laughed at that bit! Which is why i’m so excited to go to the midnight showing, i have a feeling all the people there will know the books as well as i do and won’t be laughing at the wrong places.

Posted by Vicki_The_House_Elf *ROAR* ϟ on October 06, 2010, 12:36 AM report to moderator
803 Points

thank god. it was such a relief to read in the set reports, i think it was david barron, talk about how they knew it would be PG-13 all the way, the filmmakers and warner brothers, so that’s awesome because honestly, HBP could have been more violent and it felt like they pulled it back for the PG, which is such a dangerous game cause sometimes you pull it back and you kill it. should be awesome!

Posted by abandonedboyjon on October 06, 2010, 02:11 AM report to moderator
13617 Points

Yay! I like this rating, means I can see it without annoying 5 year old’s in the seat in front of me yelling “Is she [katie bell] dead yet?” “What’s happening?” “WHY IS IT SNOWING?!?!”(at the Hogsmeade bit).

Posted by Gryffindor_Girl_xx {ROAR!!} on October 06, 2010, 03:05 AM report to moderator
3271 Points

I’m just glad it’s not PG…. I figured it wasn’t going to get R, so PG-13 seems fine to me.

Posted by Half-Blood Princess66[ROAR!] on October 06, 2010, 03:06 AM report to moderator
6921 Points

I would have been extremely concerned if it didn’t get a PG-13 rating.

Posted by badger666 on October 06, 2010, 03:16 AM report to moderator
5439 Points

yeahhhhhh, awesome.

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on October 06, 2010, 04:58 AM report to moderator
1910 Points

My 10 year old sister just started crying because of that…

Posted by Jane_Potter on October 06, 2010, 07:04 AM report to moderator
446 Points

yes i am so glad it is not pg i think with PG 13 we can see more action and depth in the movie

so excited only 43 days

Posted by thundermountain7*Roar* on October 06, 2010, 07:42 AM report to moderator
18141 Points

Can’t wait for it!! I wouldn’t care what it’s rated! I’d still go! :)

Posted by HPFC101 *Hestia* on October 06, 2010, 07:51 AM report to moderator
5008 Points

AWESOME!!!! This did not supprise me a bit!!! I expected PG-13, Of course to me it would not matter even if it was R rated and even if the sky fell it would not stop me from going to see it!!!! lol!!!!

Posted by Mistic Willow on October 06, 2010, 08:14 AM report to moderator
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